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Background case study
Write your communication event in here. You need to describe a communication event involving someone
aged 0-12 years. This can be from personal experience or from the textbook for this paper (or other approved
sources). In your description include the: who, what where, and how of this communications event. Outline
what you understood or thought at the time and the impact this event had on you. This background case study
is not marked. Suggested word count – 150 words.
You are expected to acknowledge how you have obtained the information in the case study, and maintained
the privacy of people who are discussed.
Please do this by keeping the one statement that applies to your case study (and deleting the two statements
that do NOT apply):
• This case study is from my own experience and I do not require consent from others. I have maintained the
privacy of any individuals discussed by ensuring their identity remains anonymous.
• This case study is from the experience of another person. I have obtained their verbal consent and I have
maintained the privacy of any individuals involved by ensuring all identities remains anonymous.
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• This case study is from a published source. An acknowledgement to the source is provided here, along with
a full reference in section 5.
Section 1 – Theory / theorists
Discuss the event in terms of two theory/theorists. In this section you will need to support your discussion
with relevant citations, referencing academic sources. Word Count: 200 words.
Section 2 – Cognitive domain and environmental influences
Using the two theories mentioned in section 1, discuss the event in terms of: the Cognitive domain and
Environmental influences. For example, what influences cognitive development and how does the
environment influence growth, in this case study? In this section you will need to support your discussion
with relevant theory and citations, referencing academic sources. Outline how these two domains interact.
Word Count: 200 words.
Section 3 – Communication strategies
Imagine yourself as a healthcare professional. Explain how you would apply your learning related to your
case study when communicating (verbally/non-verbally) with someone of this same age. Word Count: 100
Section 4 – Ethical principles
Outline relevant ethical principles when working with someone of this age group. Word Count: 100 words.
(Total word count not including case study and references list = XXX)
Section 5 – References
Reference list in correct, APA 7th format. Use only credible, peer-reviewed academic sources, not website
summaries such as simply psychology.com. If you used a case study from a book or website (any publically
available source), you need to reference it here.
Note: APA 7th requires that you add a DOI or URL. So include a DOI if available. Do not include a URL or